18 07, 2014

Starting nagios:No directory, logging in with HOME=/

By |2015-11-24T21:48:34+02:00July 18th, 2014|Errors and fixes|0 Comments

After installing and successfully starting nagios server you may encounter a warning: Starting nagios: No directory, logging in with HOME= This is reported because install script or you didn't create a /home directory for user nagios. To solve this simply follow these steps: Create a /home/nagios directory and change permissions (all executed as sudo): [crayon-5d611b819b335636244747/] [...]

11 07, 2014

Enabling NRPE linux monitoring

By |2016-12-22T21:35:10+02:00July 11th, 2014|Linux|1 Comment

If you have an working Nagios Core monitoring server and some Linux machines (physical or virtual) you might want or even need to monitor their state. Nagios is a cool and free solution that makes this quite simple. After you have deployed Nagios Core 4.0.x and up as a monitoring host you need to install [...]